wheat beer

(redirected from Dunkel weizen)
Also found in: Thesaurus.

wheat beer

n.
Beer made with malted wheat, usually in combination with malted barley, or from unmalted wheat and malted barley.

wheat beer

n
(Brewing) any of various beers brewed using a mixture of wheat malt and barley malt
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wheat beer - a general name for beers made from wheat by top fermentationwheat beer - a general name for beers made from wheat by top fermentation; usually very pale and cloudy and effervescent
Weizenbier - a general name in southern Germany for wheat beers
Weizenbock - a German wheat beer of bock strength
ale - a general name for beer made with a top fermenting yeast; in some of the United States an ale is (by law) a brew of more than 4% alcohol by volume
Deutschland, FRG, Germany, Federal Republic of Germany - a republic in central Europe; split into East Germany and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990
References in periodicals archive ?
Other developments may include fruit flavours such as lemon and apple, which are already available in other European markets or Grolsch Pilsner Spedale and Grolsch Dunkel Weizen, which were launched in the Dutch market at the end of last year.
Chef Sean Hartley cites the house-made venison sausage with cornichon as an ideal companion to a dunkel weizen ale from Blind Pig, a local brewery.
In the hopes of understanding what separated an IPA from an ESB, a Dunkel Weizen from a Hefeweizen, I asked this question to virtually everyone I met, and it drew different responses from each person.